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Intern, Solutions Operations

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Denver, CO, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Watch HERE to find out why you should work at MSC and join us as we continue to build a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

Requisition ID : 5797 

Employment Type : Intern         

Job Category : Sales Operations                                             

Work Location :  Denver South, CO 

State or Province : Colorado (US-CO)     

Potential Work Location : United States : Colorado : Denver 


Seeking candidates in the Denver, CO area



MSC’s internship program is a rewarding and challenging development program for talented, high performing students. Interns are assigned to a functional area for a 10-week assignment. Each assignment will offer the opportunity for students to work on defined projects, develop leadership skills and interact with associates across all levels of the organization.




  • Gains industry knowledge through daily business interactions and job assignments.
  • Rotates through various roles within the Customer Solutions team, learning, observing, and assisting associates currently performing those functions.
  • Learns MSC's products, services, solutions processes, and culture.
  • Understands the support structure of MSC’s Solutions within customers from acquisition through maintenance.
  • Actively participates in customer-facing activities supporting account penetration and retention including route management, solution optimization, and product expansion.
  • Engages in solution acquisition activities and project management processes.
  • Learns how to analyze and positively impact KPI’s within Field Solutions team.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding of how Solutions team utilizes technology to improve overall effectiveness with mobile applications and tools.
  • Ability to travel to ensure multiple opportunities to work in field with other Solutions associates exists.
  • Work with Solution Implementation Development Team as part of planning process.
  • Develops skills needed for a career in industrial distribution.
  • Supports assigned business manager with project work.
  • Presents intern project results to business leaders.
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s mission.
  • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required.



To perform this job successfully an associate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, experience level and abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.




  • High School diploma required.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university or technical trade school.




  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office software required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills required.
  • Positive, high-energy approach to assignments and a willingness to learn quickly required.




  • A valid driver’s license is required; some local travel with the field sales is required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required.

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,500+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
At MSC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and our associates without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any category protected by applicable law.                    


Nearest Major Market: Denver